September 3, 2015 RSS feed / Columns

From the Heartland

After highs pushed 100 degrees for several days, a cooling trend is expected by the forecasters. This week’s highs will work their way down from 97 to 71 degrees by next Monday. More...

Looking Back

Country Doctors

At a time in the not far distant past, doctors would pay home visits. Stories about their traveling long distances to treat the sick or injured in bad weather conditions make one think that they suffered right along with their patients. More...

Food for Thought

Rural North Dakota needs Grocery Stores and Restaurants

I’ve been thinking about restaurants and grocery stores in our county and elsewhere in rural America. Here is one of the articles I accessed while reading about the topic. More...

$potlight on Economic$

Are Low Crop Prices Here to Stay?

A farmer recently asked a very simple but extremely relevant question at a market outlook meeting: “Will I ever see high grain prices again in my lifetime?” More...

Back In Time

10 YEARS AGO Ritz Gallery & Gifts adds class to Linton. Strasburg residents hear water treatment options. Linton City Council decides to purchase contract with sheriff’s department. 25 YEARS AGO More...

Everyday Extension

Be a good food role model for your kids

When providing food for children, parents and children have a division of responsibility, according to child nutrition expert Ellyn Satter. More...

Eleanor’s Culinary Clips

The Art of Cooking

This week I will featureSawyer Haak, a 4-H memberwho earned blue ribbons forhis 4-H baking projects at4-H Achievement Days heldin July at Linton.Sawyer, a fifth grader atStrasburg Public School, hasjust completed his fourth yearas a member of the Sou More...

News & Reviews

Retirement…As I See It

Retirement is living life somewhat for ourself versus the daily obligations to job, family and tuition. Retirement allows one not to go to work every morning at 8 a.m. It permits one to remain sleeping a bit longer and casually planning the day. More...

BeefTalk

Another Great School Year Begins

Every fall means the start of the school year, and although continued education throughout life is important, there is always something significant about the primary, secondary and post-secondary education start up times. More...

Good News

from the Emmons County Ministerial Association

As I walk around Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Strasburg, I often ponder a stained glass window that portrays Mary as a child with her mother, Anne. More...